Dell EMC Ready Architectures for VDI on XC Family devices provide a quick and easy way to simplify and extend your VDI environment. Since Ready Architectures for VDI combine compute, storage, virtualization, and management, these solutions are ideal for VDI.
The Ready Architectures for VDI are built on industry-leading Dell EMC XC Family devices. These true hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) platforms provide performance, flexibility, and scale for VDI environments.
Dell EMC recommends XC Family devices for customers who require a Citrix broker with a Nutanix-based hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solution. In this case, the Dell EMC XC Family devices provides a complete VDI solution. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops VDI technology is enhanced with a HCI environment that is built on 14th Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge servers. The solution is further optimized by Dell EMC software and services in the areas of deployment, recovery, management, and automation.
The XC Family includes the following choices. The hardware and software are the same. The difference is in the licensing and service providers.
Installing Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops with its VDI components on XC Family devices enables organizations to quickly deliver Microsoft Windows virtual desktops or server-based hosted shared sessions on a wide variety of endpoint devices.